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We found 385 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic near Jackson Heights, NY.

Luz Maria Amaro-Quireza
Specializes in Optometry
3959 Broadway (central)
New York, NY
 

Dr. Luz Amaro-Quireza specializes in optometry (primary eye care). In addition to English, Dr. Amaro-Quireza (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Amaro-Quireza's areas of expertise include the following: seasonal allergies, electrophysiological (EP) study, and myopia (nearsightedness). She is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. For her residency, Dr. Amaro-Quireza trained at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Amaro-Quireza takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Seasonal Allergies, Blepharitis, Electrophysiological Study, Myopia, Astigmatism

Karina Anne Conlin
Specializes in Optometry
880 Third Avenue; Cd Third Avenue Office
New York, NY
 

Dr. Karina Conlin's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Conlin's areas of expertise include the following: glasses, astigmatism, and blepharitis. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Vytra, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Conlin is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Glasses, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Blepharitis, Astigmatism, Contact Lenses, Presbyopia, Cornea ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Optometry
210 East 64th Street; Lhh - Department of Opthalmology
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jason Chen's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare. He is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Chen is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Optometry
740 Anderson Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ
 

Dr. Van Vinciguerra is an optometrist in Cliffside Park, NJ and Paterson, NJ. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Vinciguerra (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian. Dr. Vinciguerra has an open panel.

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Specializes in Optometry
248 W 116th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Frank Steiminger practices optometry (primary eye care) in New York, NY. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
6545 Myrtle Avenue
Glendale, NY
 

Dr. Jolie Kirtinitis-Turkmen practices optometry (primary eye care) in Glendale, NY. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
14020 Sanford Avenue; Suite 1c
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Amy Chen practices optometry (primary eye care). She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Erica Otoo
Specializes in Optometry
167 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Erica Otoo's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Jing J Cai
Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
73-05 168th Street
Fresh Meadows, NY
 

Dr. Jing Cai's specialty is pediatric optometry. The average patient rating for Dr. Cai is 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Marta C Fabrykowski
Specializes in Optometry
210 East 64th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Marta Fabrykowski's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Fabrykowski takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. Dr. Fabrykowski (or staff) is conversant in French and Polish.

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Specializes in Optometry
33 W 42nd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Tracy Nguyen's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Tracy Marie Bildstein
Specializes in Optometry
8268 164th Street
Jamaica, NY
 

Dr. Tracy Bildstein specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Jamaica, NY. Dr. Bildstein is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
40-28 82nd Street
Elmhurst, NY
 

Dr. Gregory Lopez's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Lopez speaks Spanish. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
33 West 42nd Street
New York City, NY
 

Dr. Scott Richter's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare. He is affiliated with Staten Island University Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Richter's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Optometry
760 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Margarita Bauman is an optometrist in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Bauman honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
61 W 62nd Street; #5f
New York, NY
 

Dr. Debra Weltman's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Weltman is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Optometry?

Optometry is primary care for vision, dealing with vision correction and certain diseases of the eye. Optometrists are the medical providers who prescribe glasses and contact lenses, and they are usually the ones who perform annual eye exams.

Optometrists attend four years of graduate school after college to study the health, function, and care of the eye before they become licensed. They are not medical doctors, unlike ophthalmologists, so they cannot perform surgery. However, optometrists can diagnose diseases of the eye and prescribe vision therapy, medications, and vision correction, such as glasses.

Some common conditions that may be seen by an optometrist include:
  • Refractive disorders, such as myopia and astigmatism, which require lenses to correct the vision
  • Glaucoma, a condition where increased pressure within the eye leads to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries light images from the eye to the brain
  • Dry eye, where there are insufficient tears to lubricate the eye
  • Common infections of the eye, such as conjunctivitis

An optometry exam involves checking the patient’s vision as well as the eye itself and the tissues surrounding the eye. Optometrists may check the pressure of the eye or test to see how well the eyes focus and move. They may ask about any problems, discomfort, or concerns the patient has experienced related to their eyes.

Optometrists are the first stop for most people who need a medical provider to care for their vision health.